An Arab Information and Communication Technology (ICT) summit is scheduled to be held in Dubai on October 12, 2002, with government representatives from across the region attending.
The Arab ICT Summit, to be held under the auspices of the Arab League and organized by Emirates Media Inc. and Dubai Internet City, will address the issue of accelerating economic and social development in the Arab world through the adoption of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).
Attended by ministers, high-level government officials and business leaders of the Arab World's ICT industry, the summit seeks to promote inter-governmental cooperation to boost ICT growth in the Arab world.
Issues to be discussed at the summit include state policies that enhance the ICT revolution, the development of infrastructure, the development of human capital, E-government initiatives and the development of an Arab presence on the Internet. — (menareport.com)
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